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Four years later, Traylor and his current Kansas teammates want to become the first group of Jayhawks to reach college basketball’s hallowed stage since Traylor watched Thomas Robinson, Tyshawn Taylor, Elijah Johnson, Jeff Withey, Travis Releford and company get all the way to the 2012 national title game.
“Your most talented, gifted kids physically are your younger kids,” he added, apparently referring to freshman forwards Cheick Diallo and Carlton Bragg. “There would be no reason to red-shirt them. They are not going to be here four years. So there is kind of a tight play there for minutes.”
No. 2/7 Kansas (6-1) plays its third of a five-game homestand when it hosts Holy Cross (3-5), Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. (Central) on Jayhawk IMG TV/ESPN3.
The three-star JuCo defensive tackle had offers from Kansas State, Hawaii, Oklahoma State, Colorado State, Boise State, Nevada, and Fresno State.
On pace to leave NEO following the fall semester, Robinson will have four years remaining to play out three seasons of eligibility and is expected to be on campus in time for spring football.
Kansas: The Jayhawks landed commitments from two speedy slot receivers last week in Jay Griffin out of Texas and Stephan Robinson of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M. Griffin is a three-star talent, was previously committed to Utah and brings legit track speed to a position of need for KU.
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Bottom line, there's no sensible way, based on the results of the games played, to have five teams ranked ahead Michigan State on an AP ballot, which is why 62 of 65 AP voters have Michigan State ranked first, and nobody besides Soren Petro in Kansas City has MSU lower than third.
By the time it was over, 40 basketball-minutes later, the Wildcats had launched 32 3-point attempts and missed 28 of them, which is an obvious recipe for defeat. So Oklahoma cruised to a 78-55 victory over Villanova Monday night in the Pearl Harbor Classic, and this battle of undefeated top-10 teams was lopsided pretty much from start to finish.
There will be 3 Heisman Trophy finalists in New York on Saturday night.
Fournette posted a very simple message on Twitter noting his disappointment in not being named a finalist.
There's a hidden truth here. You go anywhere beyond four and there is always the danger of that undeserving team winning the national championship.